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Fund Dates

  • Start Date: January 2021
  • End Date: July 2022



2021: Annual Report / Annual Financial Report / Certified Financial Statement


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Executive Summary

This planned UNDP and UNEP Joint Programme in Libya builds on an ongoing international and national working partnership focused on both maintaining critical electricity and electrically power water supply services and commencing a national transition to more sustainable forms of electricity generation and consumption.

The JP is a multi-donor funded programme, starting in 2021 with a 24 month work plan and 2 donors financing different outputs. It be implemented by UNEP and UNDP with the support of the UN Support Mission in Libya. It will follow the combination fund management modality according to the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Guidelines on UN Joint Programming. The JP is aligned with both the current UN national strategy and global sustainable development frameworks, contributing to SDGs 6, 7, 8, 13 and 16.

The key national partners and stakeholders in this JP include the Government of Libya Planning Ministry, Finance Ministry, and the State Owned Enterprises for electricity (Gecol), water supply (GMMRA) and oil production (NOC). Key international partners include the World Bank, USAID, and the European Commission.

Project Summary Results Framework

Outcome. The stabilization, reform, and transition of the national electricity sector in Libya

Output 1. The operational performance of the national electricity grid is stabilized in 2021 and improved in 2022 (UNEP led)

Activity 1.1. Joint development and costing of an urgent Gecol engineering repairs list and associated workplan, including facilitation of Gecol-GoL negotiations with international vendors to enable them to restart critical works.

Activity 1.2. Facilitation of GoL financing of the repair workplan and tracking of fund disbursement and procurement.

Activity 1.3. Facilitation of a Gecol-GoL owned national and subnational load shedding schedule with municipalities and other groups

Activity 1.4. Facilitation of a MMRA and Gecol project plan for improving MMR electrical self-sustainability and demand reduction

Activity 1.5 Joint analysis of interim results of all intervention options and development of a high-level national masterplan for stabilization by end 2021

Output 2: National policy and governance is advanced in the electricity sector support (transition to sustainability) (UNDP led)

Activity 2.1. Gecol operational management analysis

Activity 2.2. A progress review, update and ongoing implementation support for the Electricity Sector Reform roadmap

Output 3: The Tripoli UNH project proposal is initiated, providing a forum for resolution of longstanding national obstacles to energy project financing and approvals (UNEP led)

Activity 3.1. Project feasibility study and consultation

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Key Figures
Funding Status
Participating Organizations are required to submit final year-end expenditures by April 30 in the following year; Interim expenditure figures are submitted on a voluntary basis and therefore current year figures are not final until the year-end expenditures have been submitted.
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Funds with Administrative Agent
Contributions from Donors 655,710  
Interest and Investment Income (from Fund) 236  
Interest (from Participating Organizations) 0  
Total source of funds   655,946
Transferred to Participating Organizations 649,153  
Refunds from Participating Organizations 0  
Administrative Agent Fee 0  
Direct Cost 0  
Bank Charges 4  
Other 6,557  
Total use of funds   655,714
Balance with Administrative Agent   232
As a percentage of deposits   0.0%
Funds with Participating Organizations
Transfers to Participation Organizations 649,153  
Total resources   649,153
Participating Organizations' Expenditure 227,091  
Refunds from Participating Organizations 0  
Total expenses     227,091
Balance with Participating Organizations   422,062
As a percentage of transfers   65.0%
Total Balance of Funds   422,294
As a percentage of deposits   64.4%
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